Cheap Train Tickets to Crewe
Cheap Trains to Crewe
"Crewe is a medium-sized town in South Cheshire. It boasts friendly people, inexpensive hotels and eateries.” WikiVoyage
Crewe is located in Cheshire and located just an hour and a half from London by train. Famed for its railways and as being a hotbed for innovation and crafting, Crewe has a lot more to offer than just locomotives in the 21st century.
Tip 1: Make your booking early
To visit Crewe the best way to buy cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. These advance tickets are usually found up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure date when the train operating companies make them available for sale. Tickets are for sale up to 1 hour before your train leaves but due to high demand they are often sold out.
Locals recommend visiting the Lyceum Theatre, with a wide variety of productions that are available for a super affordable price it's important you try and get tickets early before they sell out. The theatre is within walking distance of Crewe train station too.
Tip 2: Fees can be avoided
We at Split My Fare don't charge booking fees and don't ask you to pay for using your credit card either. The only small charge we make is if we manage to split your fare and make you savings, we then charge just 10% and only off the savings made. No split = no fee. As a Nationally Accredited ticket retailer we have built in purchase protection.
The Crewe Heritage Centre is located right in the middle of the Grand Junction Railway and features a variety of diesel and steam locomotives that can access the museum from the mainline rail link.
Tip 3: Popular times are normally dearer
In general the price of train tickets is set due to the amount of demand there is for that train journey. To save money it is best to avoid travelling on busy routes to busy places.
Tip 4: Make a Groupsave booking
If you travel with a group of friends or on a business trip with a group of work colleagues you can save money by making a group booking. To receive the groupsave discount a group of between 3-9 passengers must be on the same booking and travel on the same off-peak train, this will then get you 1/3 off your fares. Use your mobile to make the booking and you will receive E-Tickets which you can then forward to all the group members.
Tip 5: Single tickets can help you save
Return fares might not be the cheapest option so it is best to check whether purchasing 2 singles can save you money. At Split My Fare we automatically recommend for you whichever combination of tickets works out as cheapest. It may be that a fully flexible open return would be best not only financially but by giving you the flexibility of being able to return at a different time.
Trains arriving at Crewe from the south come directly from London, meaning it's only 1hr 41 mins to get there from Euston station. Birmingham New Street is just one hour away by direct service (West Midlands Trains) and Manchester is just 34 minutes (Avanti West Coast). Crewe railway station is located right in the heart of the town, meaning it's easy to get anywhere by foot. For journeys further out of the town centre, it's best to use the bus station that's nearby.
Tip 6: Take a less direct train
You might be wanting to make your trip to Crewe train station in a rush taking the fastest train, you can choose to only see these options on our website but they are normally more expensive. Cheap train tickets can normally be bought by being prepared to make your journey by less direct trains possibly using local lines, this will make your travel slower but is often the cheapest way of getting to your destinations. Our website will automatically show you the options that make you the greatest savings on your train tickets.
Tip 7: Choose to use railcards
You can see savings every time you take a rail journey if you buy a railcard. These cards are especially advantageous for passengers who travel regularly by train but can also be worthwhile even if you only use train travel on a few occasions in the year. With railcards you also get free entry to some attractions and other money off deals. Most cards cost £30 a year and give you a 1/3 off each time they are used.
The Two Together card, for example, allows two adults to save 1/3 on most fares.
Family and Friends Railcards provide 60% off fares for children and 1/3 off almost all adult fares for up to 4 kids and 4 adults.
The Senior Persons railcards offers the same money off, but at a reduced cost of £70 for three years.
Disabled Persons Railcard - £30 a year and 1/3 off most tickets.
Other Railcards available include the Network Railcard, 16-25 and 26-30 Railcards.
Cards can be found on sale at a National Rail or Crewe Station Ticket Office.
Tip 8: Flexible planning makes savings
The key way of getting cheap tickets is by being willing to be flexible in order to access the greatest deals. By making a changes to the date, day of the week plus avoiding peak hours and busy holidays you can usually book an advance fare when they are available at a cheap amount helping you save more cash. All the information you need is available by using our journey planner.